The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wilmslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 20 - 29
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing QA 17 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 10.69% - 3.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 43.59% - 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 3
Average salary £37,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
QA
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wilmslow region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Wilmslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
39 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wilmslow 24.53% 2.67% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 36 2 7
Average salary £36,250 £19,375 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.09% -40.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,275 £19,100
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £32,600 £19,475
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wilmslow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Wilmslow

QA
Salary Trend in Wilmslow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Wilmslow region.

QA Salary Trend in Wilmslow

QA
Salary Histogram in Wilmslow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing QA across the Wilmslow region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

QA Salary Histogram in Wilmslow

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wilmslow

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Wilmslow region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Manual Testing
3 11 (37.93%) Business Analysis
4 10 (34.48%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (34.48%) ERP
4 10 (34.48%) SaaS
5 9 (31.03%) Scrum
5 9 (31.03%) Automated Testing
5 9 (31.03%) Selenium
6 7 (24.14%) .NET
7 6 (20.69%) Finance
8 5 (17.24%) Firewall
8 5 (17.24%) Internet
8 5 (17.24%) LAN
8 5 (17.24%) WAN
8 5 (17.24%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
8 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
8 5 (17.24%) CMDB
8 5 (17.24%) Product Management
8 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
8 5 (17.24%) BDD
8 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (17.24%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (17.24%) Coaching
9 4 (13.79%) User Stories
10 3 (10.34%) System Testing
10 3 (10.34%) C#
10 3 (10.34%) SQL

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Wilmslow by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the Wilmslow region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 10 (34.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) LAN
1 5 (17.24%) WAN
1 5 (17.24%) Internet
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (34.48%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (31.03%) Selenium
3 2 (6.90%) JIRA
4 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.45%) Selenium IDE
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Analyst
2 10 (34.48%) Test Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Business Analyst
4 8 (27.59%) Tester
5 7 (24.14%) Software Tester
6 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (17.24%) Architect
6 5 (17.24%) Technical Architect
6 5 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (17.24%) Agile Business Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 4 (13.79%) QA Analyst
8 3 (10.34%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (6.90%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (6.90%) Manual Tester
10 1 (3.45%) Graduate
10 1 (3.45%) Junior
10 1 (3.45%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) CMDB
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Manual Testing
3 11 (37.93%) Business Analysis
4 10 (34.48%) ERP
5 9 (31.03%) Scrum
5 9 (31.03%) Automated Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (17.24%) Load Balancing
6 5 (17.24%) Product Management
6 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
6 5 (17.24%) BDD
6 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (17.24%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (17.24%) Coaching
7 4 (13.79%) User Stories
8 3 (10.34%) Automation Testing
8 3 (10.34%) System Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
9 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
10 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) C#
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C++
2 2 (6.90%) VB
3 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.45%) VMware
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